Bloomington-based mower maker Toro Co. is adding James O'Rourke to its Board of Directors, effective immediately. O’Rourke, 51, currently serves as executive vice president of operations and chief operating officer at The Mosaic Company, based in Plymouth.
What happens to the Vikings if Aaron Rodgers leaves the NFC North?
Rodgers said he isn't interested in rebuilding in Green Bay, is it time for the Vikings to pounce or stay the course?
Sheriff: Men found unresponsive in garage died of cocaine overdose
Two of the three men found unresponsive in an Eyota garage last week died of a drug overdose, a preliminary autopsy found.
Ant's injury clouds Timberwolves' victory over the Nets
The Timberwolves star was injured in the final minutes on Sunday night.
Byron native Ayoka Lee sets NCAA record for points in a game
The Kansas State forward broke a record shared by former Gopher Rachel Banham.
It's going to be stupid cold again Tuesday and Wednesday
They'll almost certainly be the 10th and 11th days with subzero temps this month.
Video: Tow truck driver hit by vehicles on icy Minnesota freeway
The incident was caught on camera by MnDOT.
Williams Uptown Pub & Peanut Bar closes indefinitely after shooting
Reports say police have arrested two suspects in the incident.
Woman, 67, beaten to death in 'disturbing scene' in St. Paul home
It's the city's fifth homicide of the year.
A-Rod wears a Packers hat, Minnesotans lose their minds
The Timberwolves co-owner didn't endear himself to his fan base on Saturday night.
Police: Man shoots into crowd at funeral reception in Minneapolis
The shooting happened at a reception following a funeral on Saturday afternoon.
MN COVID patient dies after being transferred to Texas amid ventilator lawsuit
Scott Quiner, of Buffalo, was 55 years old.
Lack of snow forces Toro to test equipment in Michigan
The Bloomington-based lawn equipment manufacturer is testing some of its snowblowers in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. The Associated Press reports, because of the lack of snow in northern Minnesota, Toro had to find it elsewhere -- about 250 miles away.
Select Comfort names new CMO
Michael Bills will join the maker of the Sleep Number bed as senior vice president and chief marketing officer. He has more than 20 years of experience and is currently the executive director at The Ohio State University. The Plymouth-based Select Comfort Corp. also promoted Andy Carlin to chief sales officer and Annie Bloomquist to chief product officer.
Nerd alert: IT firm looking to hire 100 in 100 days
The Nerdery, a Bloomington-based IT firm, is looking to hire 100 new employees in 100 days to prepare for projects in 2013. "The Nerd Drive" looks to the public for good referrals by offering incentives to help fill web development positions. Anyone who provides a referral will be compensated based on how far the candidate makes it in the hiring process.
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